Visitor Experience Enhancement Program Round 4 awarded
- 27 October 2020
Round 4 tourism operators received up to $50,000 in grant funding, with businesses providing a matched cash co-contribution.
VEEP provides support to local tourism operators to allow for upgrades or improvements to their visitor experiences to attract positive online reviews and recommendations.
Red Centre highlights for Round 4 include upgrades to Wintersun Caravan Park, a new commercial kitchen at Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourism Facility, a new ticketing space for Julalikari Bush Foods Experience and a new canopy at World Expeditions’ camp for those trekking the Larapinta Trail.
Locals and visitors to the Top End will see upgrades to Aquascene Fish Feeding in Doctors Gully, improvements to Top End Safari Camp’s pool, deck and bar, the establishment of a barramundi feeding pond at Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge, upgrades to lodge rooms at Bamurru Plains and an extension to Hanuman Darwin’s alfresco dining area.
The program has provided $6 million through four funding rounds, with additional private investment of $15 million, and a total of 239 businesses awarded grants for projects.